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Eniro's Offer for SOL has Expired
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 14, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shareholders in Scandinavia Online AB (publ) ("SOL") representing 99.2 percent of the capital and the voting rights have now accepted the offer from Eniro AB (publ) ("Eniro"), which after extension expired on January 11, 2002. Settlement for those shareholders who have accepted the offer during the extended acceptance period is expected to be commenced on or about January 18, 2002. Eniro has initiated a compulsory acquisition process of the remaining shares in SOL. The Board of Directors of SOL has requested a delisting of SOL's shares from Stockolmsborsen and the Oslo Bors. Delisting is expected to take effect as of January 16, 2002, as a result of which the last listing day is expected to be January 15, 2002. Eniro may purchase shares in the market up until this date.
TietoEnator Certifies Testers
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 14, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- TietoEnator is one of two Swedish companies accredited to certify testers according to the ISEB Foundation Certificate for Software Testing. The ISEB test training will be offered in Sweden and Norway from January.
Tele2: Preliminary Dates for Financial Reports
NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 14, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB, ("Tele2", "the Group") (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) and Stockholmsborsen: TEL2A and TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announces the preliminary dates for financial reports in 2002:
SKF Signs Logistics Contract with Jungheinrich AG in Asia
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Jan. 14, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SKF Logistics Services has signed another logistics agreement. This time with Jungheinrich Aktiengesellschaft, Hamburg, Germany, to operate their regional Asia Pacific Parts Center in Singapore to service clients in Asia.
VoIP Bandwidth Requirements Dramatically Reduced With Header Compression; Header Compression Pioneer Effnet Offers VoIP Developers a Comprehensive Cure for 'Header Overhead'
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 14, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Effnet, a leading developer of Internet Protocol (IP) header compression technologies, announced the release of its new Effnet CRTP(tm) software today. The software, ready to begin shipping this quarter, reduces bandwidth requirements for wireline Voice-over-IP (VoIP) by as much as 60% for IPv4, and 75% for IPv6 networks. Media gateways, routers, firewalls, modems and customer premise equipment can deliver significant bandwidth savings by incorporating EffnetEdge(tm) Header Compression technology into their products. These savings can translate to more VoIP channels and improved voice quality at a given bandwidth. This is especially important for Wide Area Network (WAN) access links, where bandwidth consumption is most critical.
StreamServe Svenska AB
StreamServe Lands Top Executive to Tackle Emerging Enterprise Business Communications Market
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 14, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enterprise Business communications software company StreamServe, Inc. has attracted Brian Mort, one of the most talented software executives in Europe, to head up its expanding enterprise sales division. Mort will bring over 20 years experience to his new role as executive VP of enterprise sales; using skills developed at Rank Xerox, Dell, Oracle, SAP - where he was leading salesman in Europe in 1998 - and Extensity to accelerate the company's enterprise capabilities and establish a market leading position.